Our PhD and MS level biostatisticians are highly trained in a range of statistical and analytic methods, including:
- Longitudinal data analysis
- ANOVA, regression, logistic regression
- Bayesian data analyses
- Sample size and power estimation
- Statistical genomics
- Survival analyses
- Principal component and factor analysis
- Path modeling
- Structural equation modeling
- Cluster analysis
- Complex survey data analysis
- Statistical simulations and graphics
- Profile analysis
- Gene expression data analysis
- Mixed effects models
- Generalized Estimating Equations (GEE)
- Propensity Score Matching (PSM)
- Evaluation of medical tests for classification and prediction
- Estimation of median lethal doses (LD50)/quantal dose-response curves
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Biostatisticians & Epidemiologists
Zoran Bursac, PhD Professor of Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine Zoran Bursac, PhD, MPH, is a Professor in the Division of Biostatistics and Associate Director and Senior Statistical Scientist in the Center for Population Sciences, in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. His background is in computer science and mathematics, and graduate work in biostatistics from The University of Oklahoma Health Science Center. His research areas of interest include logistic regression, repeated measures, missing data, categorical data analysis, variable selection algorithms, cluster randomized studies and nesting, in the chronic disease fields of obesity, weight loss, alcohol, tobacco and cancer prevention.
Śaunak Sen, PhD Professor and Chief of Biostatistics, Preventive Medicine Śaunak Sen, Phd, is Professor and Chief of Biostatistics in the Department of Preventive Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. His specialties are statistical genetics and the analysis of high-dimensional data. He has contributed to statistical and computational methods for genetic analysis in model organism and admixed populations. He obtained his PhD from the University of Chicago; after postdoctoral stints at Stanford University and the Jackson Laboratory, he spent 12 years on the faculty at UCSF, before joining UTHSC in 2015. He has served on grant review panels for NIH and other agencies; he is an associate editor for the journal Genetics.